REPRO FREE 20/01/2017 Isabelle Sheridan, proprietor of On The Pig’s Back in the English Market, receives the Medal of the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, from the French Ambassador to Ireland Jean-Pierre Thébault. It is being awarded in recognition of her enormous contribution to both French and Irish food, her promotion of French and Irish culture and for helping to establish strong cultural and trading links between the two countries. The award additionally recognises and acknowledges Sheridan’s other cultural contributions through her establishment of the Cork French Food Festival which ran in 2010 and 2013 and was both a focal point for French natives living in Cork and a means of establishing strong links between them and the local community, at On The Pigs Back, Douglas Woolen Mills, Douglas, Cork. Isabelle Sheridan with Lord Mayor Cllr Des Cahill and Cllr Seamus McGrath, Mayor of County Cork. Picture: Jim Coughlan.

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